​​This 18-credit hour certificate enhances students' global perspectives by building upon the strengths of traditional and contemporary geographic research that emph​asizes foreign regional studies, field experience, and geospatial analytical techniques.​​

​​​​​18 hours chosen from the following:

​Required courses I (3 hours)

Select one of the following:
ANT 170  Cultural Anthropology 3(3-0)
GEO 121  Cultures of the World 3(3-0)

​Required courses II (3 hours)

Select one of the following:
GEO 312  Geography of Contemporary Global Issues 3(3-0)
GEO 346 Geography of the Developing World 3(3-0)

Electives I (6-9 hours)​​

Select two or three of the following:
GEO 315   Food and Agriculture 3(3-0)
GEO 317   Economic Geography 3(3-0)
GEO 320  Population Geography 3(3-0)
GEO 345  Political Geography 3(3-0)
GEO 355  Environmental Catastrophes 3(3-0)

​Electives II (3-6 hours)

​Select one or two of the following:
ANT 322   Cultures of Africa 3(3-0)
ANT 324   Cultures of the South Pacific 3(3-0)
ECO 281   Economic Development of the Pacific Rim
GEO 350  United States and Canada 3(3-0)
GEO 365  Europe 3(3-0)
GEO 373  Latin America  3(3-0)
GEO 385  China: Environment and People 3(3-0)
HST 237   Baghdad​ and Beyond: The Middle East from 600 C.E. 3(3-0)
HST 535  The Middle East in the Modern Era 3(3-0)

*Courses selected for the certificate program must include a minimum of 9 hours at the 300-599 level.

​​Total: 18​ semester hours

Advisors:  

Jorge Brea, Geography; DOW 283; (989)774-7638; brea1ja@cmich.edu

Marcello Graziano, Geography; DOW 280; (989)774-1627; grazi1m@cmich.edu

Stacey Kerr, Geography; DOW 284; (989)774-3323; kerr1sl@cmich.edu

Matthew Liesch, Geography; DOW 284; (989)774-1205; liesc1me@cmich.edu​